What To Eat During Exams
Exams time needs good nutrition makes you more attentive and less lethargic. Children tend to get unhealthy eating habits during the exam period. Late-night studies, Stress, missed meals and quick food fixes will all play havoc with your ability to concentrate.
Right food and activity can improve your alertness and energize your system, and sustain you through the long exam hours. While the wrong dietary choice may make you feel sluggish and jittery. Never go empty stomach before the exam and try not to eat much fried and stick on a healthy diet with lots of fruits and water.
Don’t miss your meal
Make sure you eat well, just because you don’t have much time doesn’t mean that you should skip meals or eat anything randomly. In spite of following 3 meals schedule divide your meal into 5 or 6 small meals. Make sure that your meals are equally spaced so that you get a steady stream of energy throughout the day.
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Eat brain-boosting food
To boost your brain function you should eat protein-rich food, like eggs, nuts, yogurt, and Oats. It is believed that eating foods rich in vitamin C bring agility in brain function, So eat citrus fruits like Orange, Mosambi (Sweet Lime), Amla, etc. Scrambled egg is also a favorite break food.
Try to Drink a hot glass of milk in the morning or the evening, because it is an essential source of B12 which keeps the functioning of the nervous system proper.
Increase your intake of water and remain hydrated by fresh juices or milkshake. The idea is to remain well hydrated during exam time.
Get good sleep
Sleep ensures that your body and mind is at rest. Adequate sleep is essential to ensure you can recall the information you have worked so hard to learn as well as to absorb the new information you read. Allow yourself time to relax before bedtime. Avoid caffeine-containing drinks late at night.
Boost your immune system
You have been working hard with lot sleepless nights and poor diet will hit your immune system for sure. You must have heard of exam time fever. Stress weakens the immune system, so give your body adequate rest and energy so it gives you back it’s 100%.
Eat healthy with fruit, veg, and whole grains, antioxidants like vitamins A, E and C found in natural foods like eggs, carrots, broccoli, fish, nuts, green leafy vegetables, and fruits help to reduce the cell damage in the brain.
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Eat light meals
Eat enough to feel satisfied but not so much as to feel full. Eat just for energy, avoid excessive sugar. Opt for healthy snacks packed with wholefood and snack on blueberries, blackcurrants and other berries, all full of vitamin C, which is thought to help improve mental agility.
So be calm and study well and eat smart. Good Luck
Disclaimer: The article is just for informational purpose. And all information facts are personal opinion of the author.